Submitted in response to written requests from the Inquiry, usually providing lists of questions to be answered. In most cases these formed the basis of questioning in public sessions, but in some cases they were read into the record (or taken as read) and the witness did not appear in person.
Given by witnesses invited by the Inquiry, normally after they have made written statements. These sessions could be viewed live online and sometimes on television news services, and the video recordings are part of the archive. The statements were usually released to the public after the public sessions.
Associate Editor (News) at the Sunday Express at the time of the Inquiry, having previously worked at Today newspaper before its closure. Went on to become Scottish political editor of the Edinburgh Evening News, and Home Affairs editor of Scotland on Sunday. Was asked about the culture of relations between the Metropolitan Police Service and the media.